REV. JEROME NEYREY, S.J., is a renowned scholar and a prolific author, having earned seven college degrees and published more than a dozen books and scores of articles.
He holds degrees in the Classics from St. Louis University, Theology and Scripture from Regis College, and a PhD in Scripture from Yale. He taught at Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass., for 14 years before moving on to teach at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. Later, he was a retreat director at Our Lady of the Oaks in Grand Coteau, La., from 2008 through 2013.
Born and reared in New Orleans, he graduated from Jesuit High in 1957, entered the Jesuit Order that summer, and was ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1970.